Use simple and stunning milk paint finishes on your projects using Elia Bizzarri’s easy-to-follow instructions. Whether working with a store-bought product or making your own, milk paint is a great traditional furniture finish that offers a variety of beautiful options. You’ll learn:
- Helpful tips on mixing commercially available milk paint products, and on making your own using common household ingredients
- Easy steps to achieve multi-color finishes for a layered effect
- Tips for adding painted accents and how to cut through the paint to show natural wood
- And much more!
Take control of your furniture finishes by customizing your own milk paint!
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Elia Bizzarri uses traditional tools and techniques to rive, hew, shave and turn elegant Windsor chairs and other green woodworking. He’s been a professional maker since 2002, teaches classes at his workshop in central North Carolina and at schools around the country. Elia apprenticed under master chairmaker Curtis Buchanan, and has been a frequent guest of Roy Underhill on PBS’s The Woodwright’s Shop. To learn more about Elia and his work, visit handtoolwoodworking.com/chairmaking-blog.
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